Welcome to The Owens-Rogers Museum


Home of Hollywood screenwriter Lela Rogers and  birthplace of famed actress/dancer/singer Ginger Rogers 

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Hollywood Happy Hour July 18

Join us at the Owens-Rogers Museum and Mallinson Winery for a special evening with a tour of the museum, a cocktail party, and Ginger Rogers' look-alike contest!  More info

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Ginger Rogers' Birthday Celebration in July

Visit the Owens-Rogers Museum in July to Celebrate Ginger Rogers Birthday and get 1/2 off admission when you bring a non-perishable food item or unwrapped toy for the Salvation Army. 

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Tour this 1906 Craftsman Bungalow where Lela Owens- Rogers lived and where Ginger Rogers was Born


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Open Seasonally from April through September

This Working-Class Craftsman Bungalow was built in 1906-1910 by Oscar Mindrup. It was rented by Lela Owens, who worked nearby, and is the birthplace of famed actress and dancer Ginger Rogers. It is now a museum dedicated to both amazing women. 

The Owens-Rogers Museum

100 W Moore Street, Independence, MO 64050

(573) 271-9012



Open for group tours by appointment  

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